System Thinking : What it is and What it isn't

Every problem in the social sector is connected to every other problem. If you start to tackle hunger, you also have to deal with livelihoods. To deal with that, you need to work on education. And can education be divorced from gender issues? So how does one get started? Systems thinking is a framework that does just that. Tackle a whole range of issues to achieve sustainable systemic change.

Date: 24th January 2018

Time: 6-7 PM IST


Kruti Bharucha

Mihir Mathur

Founder Director, DESTA Research LLP

Mihir is an interdisciplinary researcher working on sustainability and climate change issues with an aim to develop systemic solutions. His expertise is in Systems Thinking, System Dynamics Modeling, Group Model Building, Climate Change Adaptation and Natural Resource Management. Mihir began his career in banking and stock markets, and moved into the world of sustainability research in 2009. He worked in the Climate Change Adaptation Programme of Watershed Organisation Trust, Pune, before moving to TERI, New Delhi. Mihir did his BCom from MS University, Vadodara and Post-Graduation in Finance from SCMLD. Currently he is a visiting faculty for systems thinking at Tata Institute for Social Sciences Hyderabad, Indian School of Development Management, Noida, School for International Training, Jaipur, India Leaders for Social Sector, Ashoka University& India Fellows, Delhi. He has written book chapters, journal papers and presented his work in several conferences worldwide. More about his work could be found at

  • Start Date: Thursday, 01 November 2018
  • End Date: Thursday, 01 November 2018

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